News Funimation Announces Fafner - Heaven and Earth - Movie English Dub Cast
posted on 2012-06-07 20:09 EDT
FUNimation Entertainment announced the English dub cast for its upcoming release of Fafner: Dead Agressor: Heaven and Earth on Thursday.
The dub cast is as follows:
The dub will be directed by Joel McDonald, engineered by Kevin Leasure, and written by John Burgmeier.
The movie debuted in Japanese movie theaters in December 2010. Its story takes place two years after the conclusion of the TV series.
Originally adapted from the light novel by Tow Ubukata (Mardock Scramble, (Le Chevalier d'Eon), Fafner is a 26-episode, mecha animated series by XEBEC that first debuted in Japan in 2004. The story is set in a world where the majority of Earth is laid to ruin by an alien race known as the Festum; however an isolated Japanese island community of Tatsumiyajim is oblivious to the fact. Eventually, the whereabouts of Tatsumiyajim is discovered by the Festum and the inhabitants of the island must stave off invasion using powerful mechs known as "Fafners."
The anime was originally licensed by the now-defunct anime distribution company Geneon in 2005. A manga release followed with story and art done by Mikami Akitsu.
Source: FUNimation Entertainment